For the Safety of the Group instructors of visiting groups will be required to stay in the dorms with their classes or to provide a designated teaching assistant assigned this responsibility. The name of the responsible party will be provided to the Business Office prior to arrival.

Teaching Space

Classrooms of various sizes are available throughout the year. Costs per day are included in the Facilities Rental Information.

Research Space

Office space and research lab space, including seawater tables, is available. See the Rate Schedule for per month costs. The typical size of a laboratory-office area is 100 square feet.

Research Protocols

All research conducted at Marine Lab facilities must follow approved protocols and policies of DUML. Questions should be directed to the Compliance Officer, Tom Schultz, (Lab 7, Office #214, Rooms 101, 108; 504-7641). Specific protocol information can be accessed at Marine Lab Policies, Procedures and Protocols.


The Marine Lab makes available to visitors items needed for field work such as seines, sieves, shovels, buckets, as well as routine glassware in the labs.


For Boat Reservations, contact:
John Wilson or 252-504-7506

Boats of varying sizes from kayaks and canoes to 24' runabouts are available to visitors. First priority for their use must be given to classes when they are in session. The rates charged are intended to partially defray the cost of operations and maintenance. More more information, see our Boats page.